MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say an Eatonton man who was shot in the head drove nearly 20 miles in the wrong direction to a hospital for help.
The Telegraph of Macon reports 36-year-old Shasta Richardson was shot in the head by another man after trying to retrieve his belongings from a Milledgeville home Wednesday night. Instead of going to the nearby hospital in Milledgeville, he drove about 20 miles to a hospital in Eatonton.READ MORE: Ukraine To Withdraw From Severodonetsk As Russia's Advance Grinds On
Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office Capt. Brad King believes Richardson drove to Eatonton because he had been living in that area lately. King says Richardson was taken to a Macon hospital.READ MORE: The United States Attorney’s Office Issues Warning Of Telephone Scams
King says Willis Rozier is accused of shooting Richardson and faces aggravated assault charges.MORE NEWS: Biden Will Sign First Major Federal Gun Safety Legislation In Decades
Richardson was “conscious and alert” late Wednesday.